Kickoff event for The Prison Project
Join us for a kickoff lecture and reception for "The Prison Project" housed in the Faculty of Theology at the University of Copenhagen. The Prison Project is funded by Carlsberg: Semper Ardens and studies the materiality and archaeology of incarceration in Mediterranean antiquity.
Prof. Mark Letteney (University of Washington; History) will give a talk called “The Archaeology of Armageddon,” discussing ongoing excavations at Legio, the Roman military castra of the Legio VIth Ferrata, near Megiddo in Israel, where he assistant director of excavation, as well as its connection to the project’s investigation of the archaeology of incarceration.
After the lecture, there will be a reception across the hallway with wine and snacks, in which Matthew Larsen (PI) will introduce the project, its aims, and team members.
The event is at the Faculty of Theology, co-hosted by the UCPH School of Archaeology, and in partnership with the Saxo Friday Archaeology Seminar series.
- What: Kickoff event for "The Prison Project" ; Carlsberg: Semper Ardens)
- When: 8 December, kl. 13,15 – 15,30
- Where: Grundtvig Auditorium (8B.0.16) for lecture and Markedsplads / TEO Kantine for reception (7C.0.02).